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Re: [PATCH v6 6/6] blame: use a fingerprint heuristic to match ignored lines

On 4/13/19 11:54 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
Two thoughts.

  - Unless the 'old heuristic' is still available as an option after
    this step, a series that first begins with the 'old heuristic'
    and then later replaces it with the 'new heuristic' feels
    somewhat wasteful of reviewer resources, as the 'old heuristic'
    does not contribute an iota to the end result.

    It is OK while the series is still in RFC/WIP stage, though.  But
    because I got an impression that this is close to completion, so...

Can do. I wasn't sure yet where things were going, but in the final version, I can yank out the old heuristic from the patch set.

Though the old heuristic is pretty basic - really just a couple lines - and it may help to see it before looking at a more complicated version. Especially since it helps break the commit up into "infrastructure to ignore commits" and "brains to find the right commit to blame" while still being functional between the commits.